I thank thee that thou hast blessed me with this ministration.
Euthyphro explains that he means by pious acts, acts of service or ministration.
Every one was lighter of heart than under the ministration of the previous rector.
"Thank you," Champney said quietly when the priest had finished his ministration.
I know not what is the influence of the ministration of a kind spirit, like hers, but this night my sleep was sound and dreamless.
There is no comedy in the incidents of ministration; it is all unrelieved tragedy.
It is not some, but all the angels that are appointed by God to this ministration.
That ministration may be in judgment or mercy—in the lightning, or the dew.
After this ministration to Buddha they suddenly disappeared.
She submitted in a gentle, kindly way to Augusta's every ministration.
mid-14c., "the action of ministering or serving," from Old French ministration or directly from Latin ministrationem (nominative ministratio), noun of action from past participle stem of ministrare "to serve" (see minister (v.)).